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March 2016 Archives

Florida shelter accused of wrongful termination

Any type of business, agency or operating entity can struggle at times with issues relating to employment. The extensive list of labor and employment laws that must be adhered to as well as the subjectivity of certain personnel-related issues can make what seems a simple situation turn very complex, very quickly. When situations like this arise, it is not uncommon for employees to attempt to sue or otherwise dispute the actions of an employer.

What do I need in a good business partner?

If you are like other entrepreneurs looking to set up new businesses in Florida, you may be looking for other people to help develop your venture. You may even be considering a full partnership. If you believe that this operational model may be right for you and your new company, it is very important that you find the right partner. What are some of the qualities that can make someone a good partner?

A look at minimum wage in Florida

For business owners and operators in Florida, controlling labor costs can be an integral part of managing their companies’ ultimate profitability. In December of 2015, CNBC reported that several states across the nation were poised to increase their minimum wages. Some states are taking what many may consider a dramatic step in raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour. This increase, however, will not happen all at once but over the course of a few years.

Preparing to hire employees for a new business

Many new businesses start as sole proprietorships or partnerships. When the time comes for a Florida business owner to expand and hire employees, there are several logistics that must be attended to. Many of these relate to state and federal taxes as well as other laws.

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